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are still being exposed in their own homes. ,, ,,,,,, fiscal cliff. but in washington today, signs of e movement amo >>> just over a month the country to go over the "fiscal cliff" but in washington today signs of some movement among lawmakers. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on how the president is holding their feet to the fire. >>> reporter: president obama is enlisting middle class americans to pressure congress to back away from the "fiscal cliff." >> when the american people speak loudly enough, lo and behold congress listens. >> reporter: he will take his case on the road friday and is asking the public to join a twitter campaign calling on lawmakers to renew tax cuts for families making less than $250,000 a year without delay. >> campaign for his position i did it we understand it but at the end of the day he has to lead on this issue. >> reporter: while congressional leaders meet behind closed doors, some of the biggest names in corporate america are here on capitol hill meeting with lawmakers pushing for solutions. former tennessee governor told lawmakers everything needs to
to washington, d.c. find a way to fix the "fiscal cliff." cbs reporter grace lee with how both sides are taking note of this. >> reporter: we all know the long they are drags out, the more wall street is likely to suffer. if you want to know just how important dealing with a "fiscal cliff" is, consider this. it is the very first thing the president talked about publicly post-election. and today there are new signals of communication between the president and the house speaker john boehner. >> i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants to get more americans back to work again. >> reporter: could this be washington code for a real compromise? political science expert max neimann says that's exactly what it is. >> and there's a kind of dance taking place in which each side wants to portray itself as the one that is reasonable. >> reporter: that could be tough on capitol hill. today the president promised to veto any deals that include tax cuts on people making more than $250,000 a year
of his work in afghanistan. in washington, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> well after a long weekend, washington back to work on the problem of pulling america back from the edge of the fiscal cliff. the new year will bring automatic tax hikes and drastic spending cuts unless congress can cut a deal. both parties agreed, new revenue streams are necessary. but they are at odds over where that money should come from. the president will meet with congressional leaders on friday in hopes of finding common ground. >>> one of the most powerful democrats in congress will have something to say before then. house minority leader nancy pelosi is poised to plan her future plans tomorrow. grace lee on the tough choice facing the bay area politician. grace? >> reporter: well liz, the question is, is it coming to an end or not. and the minority leader is not saying. in fact she was coy earlier today said she can't tell the press before she tells her own caucus. but after a historic rise to the speakership, could this be her time to step aside. >> here they are, the freshman recruits. >> reporter:
in the election. swalwell says he is ready to bring new energy and ideas to washington. >> the 113th congress is the youngest most inexperienced congress and so i don't see that as a liability. i see it as an opportunity to build new partnerships and relationships. >> stark has been representing california's 13th district for nearly 4 decades. but he was running this year in the newly redrawn 15th district. >>> it was a true lesson in sociology and politics for a group of students at san jose state university. their class project turned into the city raising its minimum wage. earlier this year, the students gathered enough support to put measure d on the ballot. and last night voters passed it with 59% of the vote. that will raise the minimum wage from 8 to $10 an hour. >> it will make a difference in my life, you know. i'll have more money for me to help myself with the rent or other bills. >> my price pretty low like around $5 for breakfast, probably i up the price maybe like 40 to 50 cents. >> workers in san jose can expect to get their raises early next year. >>> and for complete coverage
. there is no evidence of involvement between kelly and petraeus. in washington, randall pinkston, cbs 5. >>> his name is synonymous with anti-virus software. and now john mcafee's name is wanted following a murder. he is wanted for questioning in the shooting dow jones of his 52-year-old name. the victim and mcafee had a apparently long-running feud. >> they had a relationship and sort of a history of quarreling, which without knowing the facts it seems to be why they would want to talk to him. >> now this isn't mcafee's first scrape with authorities -- scrape with authorities. he moved there in 2008 and was arrest from what he called bogus charged in 2009. he was also arrested for unlicensed drug manufacturing. >>> four people are under arrest in menlo park. police responded to one of the homes at meddero avenue at about 4:30 this morning. they found two high capacity assault rifles, a 9mm handgun and ten ounces of marijuana. no one was hit by the gunfire but four people between the ages of 19 and 28 have been arrested. they are suspected of being part of a street gang. facing charges that include w
computers from a bayview elementary school. staff at george washington carver elementary school noticed the desktop computers missing this morning. they were not insured. the school is looking for donations to replace them. >>> oakland mayor jean quan is bringing seaport officials and union leaders together to end the strike. it's hoped the meeting will get contract talks started and reopen the port of oakland in the next couple of hours. striking workers have disrupted port operations keeping trucks and other employees from entering the facility. >>> a water main break left a three-foot-deep sinkhole in the middle of a pittsburg road this morning. six inch pipe on west 11th street between york and cutter broke about midnight. we're told no homes were damaged but several people did lose water service while the pipe was fixed. >>> pittsburg wasn't the only problem spot for water. water lines have been breaking all over the bay area today. in fact, nearly half a dozen broke in san jose and two in redwood city. one of the redwood city pipes flooded a couple of homes near brewster and warre
news, washington. >>> one person is dead six others injured after a violent rollover crash on highway 101 this morning. as cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington shows us, an suv filled with six family members slammed right into the back of a chp cruiser. >> when we come to a scene like this it's a tragedy that it's a family that has lost a loved one and just giving thanks yesterday for everything that we have. >> reporter: a san bruno family in a deadly car crash just one day after thanksgiving. it happened just before 7:00 in the northbound lanes approaching oregon expressway and embarcadero. an officer pulled on the shoulder to assist a driver changing his tire. the officer was attempting to pull in front of the disabled vehicle when he was struck from behind by a packed suv filled with the family of six. >> patrol car was completely on the right-hand shoulder. fortunately the officer was in the vehicle with his seatbelt on. >> reporter: he suffered minor injuries. the lexus suv lost control. it flipped, lost a tire and ended up crunched by the off- ramp. >> the driver was a father, the
. >> reporter: vice president joe biden stopped by a washington, d.c. costco thursday to help the white house's public campaign for a deal. >> consumer confidence is growing. the last thing we need to do is dash that now by being unable to extend middle class tax cuts. >> reporter: the vice president said if those tax cuts aren't extended, the average american family stands to lose $2,200 next year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> talk about a power lunch. president obama and mitt romney met privately at the white house to have lunch. their first face-to-face meeting since the campaign debate. aides say the president wanted to discuss romney's ideas for making government run more smoothly. >> somebody with governor romney's experience clearly could have insight into how to maximize efficiency in an operation like the federal government. >> the white house says the plan has no plan to offer romney a job. there's hope the friendly meeting will inspire bipartisan cooperation on capitol hill. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in a houston hospital this evening getting treatm
tonight. cal is preparing for its first friday night game at home against the washington huskies. berkeley officials are urging fans to take public transit to the game to avoid an already heavy friday evening commute. >> people are cooperating and so far, all of our reports are good. there's not been a particular problem and we just hope it stays that way that people will come on public transportation and, you know, have a great time. >> yeah. cbs 5's roberta gonzales in berkeley tonight where spirited cal fans are entering memorial stadium. how's it looking? >> we are here at the university of california berkeley home of the cal barnes. it's the first friday night light game. people have been streaming in especially in the past 45 minutes. but i have been doing this random poll asking everybody, how did you get here? [ screaming ] >> reporter: and they said the number one reason that they're here is bart. because all these roads are closed behind me here. you cannot enter except by foot. we drove all the way around memorial stadium. it took us a good 45 minutes and we had press parking
63 degrees. low pressure off the western washington and west coast. not as big as sandy but it has a counterclockwise swirl slamming into the northwest but the southern edge of it is moving into the bay area. you see the rain in inland sections of northern california. chico and redding getting a lot of rainfall heading in our direction. it arrives tonight. it will impact you coming up from about 7 or 8:00 onward even in the south bay. half inch of rainfall. quickly it moves out. we'll get sunshine as soon as tomorrow afternoon. then it's all about this big area of high pressure strong area of high pressure which will keep us mainly dry for several days after, unfortunately, halloween night. so rain likely through the morning commute. you will get some sunshine late tomorrow as that front races through. then the weekend looks very sunny very warm very unnovember- like. tomorrow, uner 60s, oakland 68, concord 69. san jose morning rainfall 67 for a high. pleasant hills 70 with some afternoon sunshine. you'll clear out the quickest towards santa rosa because you're getting the rain fir
to washington. >> he is saying's he is the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin. we know what change looks like. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> reporter: president obama then jetted to las vegas to deliver his closing argument in another key battleground state. >> it's more than just a choice between two candidates. it's more than just a choice between two parties. you're going to be making a choice between two fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight different states before the weekend is over. for both white house candidates, it's now an all-out sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on the attack again at hey rally in the richmond suburbs. >> this is an election where i think we're not going to just shape the country for four years but for a generation. >> reporter: romney returned to another criticism of the president at a window and door factory in roanoke. >> they are making products for ame
. and that deadline comes just as the bush-era tax cuts are set to expire. washington worries caused stocks to fall extending a slump into a second day. dow down today 121, nasdaq down 42, s&p 500 down 17. >>> these students amount uc- berkeley want their share of the prop 30 pie. the voter-approved tax measure is supposed to raise $6 billion for the state's public schools. those standing out there in the rain today demanded an immediate rollback of tuition. >> the point is not that we need to refund education. we need to completely restructure it. and we need to put our priorities in educating students. >> the prop 30 money is not designated for uc funding. it's supposed to prevent more uc cuts. >>> checking other bay area headlines, dueling protests at the chik-fil-a grand opening in walnut creek. both sides of the marriage equality debate were out to voice their opinions on the personal stance of of the ceo of chik-fil-a against same-sex marriage. the protests come after dozens of people camped out overnight to win free chicken for a year. >>> local and state drug enforcement arrests of two peo
's heading. not down toward us instead toward western washington and british columbia because high pressure is building in. it's going to create a dome of protection keeping the storm track north not just for tomorrow and friday, saturday and sunday, next monday, next tuesday. this dome of high pressure is going nowhere, which means the sunshine also will be going nowhere. it will be sunny. tomorrow and pretty much for the next five to seven days. we'll be sunny, dry and mild. now, overnight, when we get chilly this time of the year, we can see some fog and we'll see fog in the north bay valleys. lots of sunshine all the way through the weekend and temperatures will be running a little bit above normal into the 70s over the weekend. mid-60s for your thanksgiving day tomorrow. please enjoy the day with your family maybe go out for the walk after dinner. morgan hill 68. campbell 67. san mateo 64. mid-60s for pittsburg and pleasanton him of the vallejo on thanksgiving 64 degrees. novato 65. oakland 66. and downtown san francisco in the mid-60s. how about black friday? it's yellow friday all th
, they do not find a compromise. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> well, it is cyber monday mania. today is on track to be a record breaker and the biggest online shopping day ever. retail analysts say so far sales are up more than 24% compared to last year. and of course, there are several more hours left to get your cyber shopping in. across the board holiday sales are off to a great start thanks to a major shift in the retail strategy. on the consumer watch, julie watts explains how everything has changed this holiday shopping season. >> reporter: what a difference a year makes. the sights and sounds of black friday have gone from this to this. as an estimated 41 million people started shopping on thanksgiving this year, the traditional black friday early birds had little company. >> we avoid the crazy lines, we're not the midnight people. we're the 6:30 a.m. people. so we're kind of in between the craziness and the fun. >> reporter: but no matter what time they hit the stores, an estimated 89 million people went shopping this black friday weekend. 3 million more than las
upgraded $560 a night hotel stay in washington, d.c. the night after his official itinerary had him flying home. and in 2009 he was seemingly in two places at once, attending a state conference in sacramento and charging taxpayers $95 for a working staff meeting at a downtown san jose restaurant. >> at the end of the day it's like a train wreck and it's time to get off the rails so he doesn't cause more pain. >> reporter: at at last week's board of supervisors meeting george shirakawa said he would have a lot more to say on this subject. apparently today wasn't the day. he did not return our phone calls. len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> cell phones and steeples. the deal some bay area churches are majoring with cell phone companies to try to make some extra money. >> holiday gifts snatched from your front porch. the programs offered to help you prevent delivery theft. >> then a 4.0 college student pac-10 athlete of the year in the fight of her life battling stage 4 lung cancer. >> you're always trying to guard your child from it. but lung cancer is not something that ever occurs to anyone. g to a h
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